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Upcoming Event: Training on the FSC® Standards and Auditing Principles

Hosted by SCS Global Services in the San Francisco Bay Area, January 28, 2019
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Interested in attending a training on the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) Standards and auditing principles? SCS Global Services’ next training is January 28 - February 1, 2019 in the San Francisco Bay Area. Spaces are limited. 

Learn more and register here

Positive Impact Launch White Paper Demonstrating How The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals are a Business Opportunity for the Global Event Industry

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December 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Four United Nations staff attended this year’s IBTM World, in what is believed to be an industry first, to engage with the global event industry as events are increasingly recognised as a route to achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Dennis Winkler from UNFCCC commented “I was happy to be attending IBTM for the first time this year. It was a good opportunity to see and hear what is happening throughout the industry and exchange good practice for the sustainable organisation of conferences’.

ESG Investing Outlook for 2019

Incorporating Environmental, Social and Governance factors
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An article on ESG & Systems Thinking by Katherine Collins, Head of Sustainable Investing, Putnam Investments 

Abbott Launches New Digital Site to Share Updates on Sustainability and Social Impact

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Abbott recently launched a new digital site – Abbott.com/Responsibility  – to better communicate its work to deliver positive impact through sustainable business.

The new site includes engaging stories, videos and photos that show the positive human impact of Abbott’s work across its businesses and in partnership with others. You'll also find data, facts and graphics that demonstrate the company's progress in delivering strong economic, social and environmental results. A few examples:

Ahead of COP24, Schneider Electric Strengthens Its Commitment to Become Carbon Neutral by 2030

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  • The Group presented innovative solutions to fight climate change in Katowice
  • Schneider Electric’s experts & leaders actively participated at COP24
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  • The Group presented innovative solutions to fight climate change in Katowice
  • Schneider Electric’s experts & leaders actively participated at COP24

How Business Can Play a Critical Role in Slowing Global Warming

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First, the bad news: In October, the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the latest version of its Special Report on Global Warning, which describes a dire future without immediate and far-reaching action to reduce greenhouse gases — difficult when global emissions continue to rise.

How Agile CSR Software Helps You Make a Bigger Impact

by Jeff Summers
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What is Agile CSR Software?
 
The true definition of agile is “able to move quickly and easily” and when it comes to project management, it’s often used to describe a method to developing software. So while agile software is the process in which it is built, the software itself can also work with agility to provide users with a better experience.
 

GRI Reporting’s Impact on ESG Ratings

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Two years ago, the sustainability business community elected me to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Stakeholder Council (SC).  Thank you, it has been an honor to represent you.  I recently traveled to Amsterdam to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Council.  I thought our readers might like to hear some of what we discussed and learned.

Keep America Beautiful Tips for a Sustainable Holiday Season

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Make a difference this holiday season by taking small steps that can make a meaningful difference by reducing waste and your carbon footprint. And since it’s the season of giving, share these eco-friendly tips with family and friends!

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